The social context of children's nutritional status in rural South Africa.

@article{Madhavan2007TheSC,
  title={The social context of children's nutritional status in rural South Africa.},
  author={Sangeetha Madhavan and Nicholas W Townsend},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health. Supplement},
  year={2007},
  volume={69},
  pages={
          107-17
        }
}
AIM To investigate the relationship between children's nutritional status and a series of measures capturing both the current status and the lifetime history of their connection with adult caregivers in the Agincourt sub-district of rural South Africa. METHODS Using data on a sample of 202 children from a recent ethnographic study of children's social connections and well-being, the authors (1) compare height for age and weight for age to an accepted international standard and (2) conduct… CONTINUE READING
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